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Portrait of Mary Catlin

ca. 1827 George Catlin Born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1796 Died: Jersey City, New Jersey 1872 watercolor on ivory 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.6 x 6.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Morse 1984.139.2 Not currently on view


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George Catlin’s younger sister Mary was born in 1802 and married Asa Hartshorn, from Connecticut, in 1820.

Keywords

Portrait female - Catlin, Mary

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory